Free Up Disk Space Now with Storage Sense in Windows 10  

    Free Up Disk Space Now with Storage Sense in Windows 10

    Free Up Disk Space Now with Storage Sense in Windows 10

    How to Free Up Disk Space Now with Storage Sense in Windows 10
    Published by Category: Performance & Maintenance
    23 May 2019
    Designer Media Ltd

    How to Free Up Disk Space Now with Storage Sense in Windows 10

    If you have storage sense turned on in Storage settings, Windows can automatically free up space by getting rid of files you don't need, like temporary files and stuff in your recycle bin. Or, you can delete them manually.

    Starting in Windows 10 build 17063, Microsoft has added a top level link to Storage Settings to “free up space” now, so you can get at it faster if you need it, rather than having to open Storage Sense first.

    Starting with Windows 10 build 18277, you can now get a quick and dynamic storage breakdown of your system! Navigate to the Storage page (Open Start and search “Storage settings”) to see an actionable list of how your storage is used. Click on the different categories to take action and free up some space.

    This tutorial will show you how to free up space now for disks with storage sense in Windows 10.

    Here's How:

    1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the System icon.

    2. Click/tap on Storage on the left side, and click/tap on the Configure Storage Sense or run it now link under Storage on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Make any changes you want to the Storage Sense settings. Scroll down to the Free up space now section, check or uncheck Delete previous versions of Windows (if available) for what you want, and click/tap on the Clean now button. (see screenshot below)

    This will clean up files using the settings you have set on this Configure Storage Sense or run it now page.

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    4. Your files will not be cleaned up. You can close Settings afterwards if you like. (see screenshots below)

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    That's it,

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    Tutorial updated for Windows 10 May 2019 Update version 1903.
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